TitleCompany:Managing Director, Verizon Ventures, USA
Bio:Kristina Serafim is a Managing Director at Verizon Ventures, focusing on early stage investments in data science, ML, AI, immersive and gaming technologies, enterprise SaaS, and deep tech. Kristina joined Verizon Ventures from Verizon’s ML and AI product team where she led product management. Prior to Verizon, Kristina was a Managing Director at Intellectual Ventures, where she led investments in machine learning, AI, immersive media, and gaming technologies. Kristina’s entrepreneurial experience includes co-founding and leading two enterprise SaaS start-ups, from inception to acquisition by global Fortune 500 companies. Kristina also spent several years on the strategy, ventures, and corporate development teams at IBM and at NAGRA. She holds an electrical and mechanical engineering degree from Kettering University and an MBA from Harvard University.